FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL 2016

15th ANNIVERSARY TRANSGENDER AND QUEER PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL 

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Dates:
Thursday-Saturday June 16-18, 2016
*ASL interpretation provided Fri June 17 *
* GALA! 15th Anniversary Gala Performance & Reception Sat June 18 *

Times:
All shows at 8pm

Venue:
Z Space
450 Florida Street (between 17th Street and Mariposa, San Francisco) [Map]

Tickets:
$15+ sliding scale
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Info:
www.freshmeatproductions.org

Join us as we celebrate 15 YEARS of transforming culture, empowering audiences, award-winning transgender and queer artistry, fighting for justice, and building community … Join us for the 15th Anniversary FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL!

Transgender opera stars, North America’s same-sex ballroom champions, a gender-bending boy band, trans modern dance, gay hula, voguing, queer bachata dance and more hit the stage at the 15th Anniversary FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of transgender and queer performance. The FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is the only event of its kind in the US, and is celebrated for its world-class artistry and sold-out crowds.

 

FRIDAY: ASL interpretation — let us know you’re coming! production@freshmeatproductions.org
SATURDAY: 15th Anniversary GALA Performance & Reception!
ALL NIGHTS: Post-show receptions every night with DJ, go-go dancers, photo booth, drinks & dancing!

 

PERFORMANCES BY:

Award-winning mixed-abilities dance by AXIS Dance Company
Soul-stirring opera by  Breanna Sinclairé
Powerful wordsmith mestiza Elena Rose
Queer circus by India Davis (Topsy Turvy Queer Circus)
Queer bachata by champions Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina
Vogue & performance superstars Jocquese Whitfield & Saturn Rising
Revolutionary storytelling & theater by Karen Anzoategui
World-class hula by Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu
Same-Sex Ballroom champions Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Trans/queer trailblazers Sean Dorsey Dance
Stunning trans-Americana singer-songwriter Shawna Virago
Powerful song siren Star Amerasu
Transgender folk-hearthrob StormMiguel Florez
Gender-bending boy band  The Singing Bois
and emcee Annalise Ophelian!

  • AXIS Dance Company

  • Breanna Sinclairé

  • Elena Rose

  • India Davis

  • Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina

  • Jocquese Whitfield & Saturn Rising

  • Karen Anzoategui

  • Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu

  • Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma

  • Sean Dorsey Dance

  • Shawna Virago

  • Star Amerasu

  • StormMiguel Florez

  • The Singing Bois

  • Annalise Ophelian

 

THURS JUNE 16

Opening Night

AXIS Dance Company
Breanna Sinclairé
Elena Rose
India Davis
Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina
Jocquese Whitfield & Saturn Rising
Karen Anzoategui
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Star Amerasu
StormMiguel Florez

FRI JUNE 17

ASL interpretation

AXIS Dance Company
Breanna Sinclairé
Elena Rose
Nā Lei Hulu I Ka Wēkiu
Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina
Jocquese Whitfield & Saturn Rising
Karen Anzoategui
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Star Amerasu
StormMiguel Florez

SAT JUNE 18

15th Anniversary Gala

AXIS Dance Company
Breanna Sinclairé
Elena Rose
India Davis
Jahaira Fajardo & Angelica Medina
Jocquese Whitfield & Saturn Rising
Karen Anzoategui
Robbie Tristan & Ernesto Palma
Sean Dorsey Dance
Shawna Virago
Star Amerasu
The Singing Bois

 

15th Anniversary FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL Community Partners:
Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness CenterLavender Youth Recreation & Information Center (LYRIC)OpenhouseShanti ProjectTRANS: THRIVECommunity United Against ViolenceSan Francisco Women Against RapeTrans Employment Program, Good VibrationsTGI Justice Project, and Bad Flower Productions!

 

The FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL is a proud part of the 2016 National Queer Arts Festival! Read more about the Queer Cultural Center’s National Queer Arts Festival here….

 

ACCESS NOTES:
Z Space is a wheelchair accessible theater. Seating is provided on floor level for people using wheelchairs & scooters, as well as anyone who cannot climb stairs (there are stairs starting at row 2 to the back of the theater). Tickets are general seating: accessible seating will always be made available upon request at the door — it’s also super helpful if you’d like to RSVP ahead of time to production@freshmeatproductions.org

Bathrooms are wheelchair accessible and will be welcoming to all genders.

Friday June 17 performance will be ASL interpreted by Azora Telford; reserved ASL seating will be available. If you have questions or would like to request ASL reserved seating Friday June 17, please email: production@freshmeatproductions.org.

 

 

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